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The Revisit: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (20th Anniversary)

Ms. Lauryn Hill, needs no introduction now just as she didn’t on this same day twenty years ago when her debut album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, was released via Columbia Records. After amassing a multitudinous audience as a star in her own right among her Fugees peers – where she doubled as soulful songstress…

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The Revisit: Stevie Wonder’s ‘Innervisions’ 45 Years Later

At the age of 23 with 16 albums under his belt already, Stevie Wonder boldly created a nine-track album besottedly conscious of Nixon era concerns. The brooding Innversions – a major departure from the singer’s loving, desire-dominated prior albums – is a deep dive into the willful yielding to his overt social and political consciousness.…

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Saint Heron Announces Creative Collaboration with IKEA

Saint Heron is excited to announce an upcoming creative collaboration with IKEA, exploring architectural and design objects with multifunctional use. Our brand, founded in 2013 is a multidisciplinary cultural hub with a focus on “building the community that we wish to see exist” through music, visual art, and performance art mediums. The hub has been…

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Janelle Monae Names Us with ‘Dirty Computer’ LP

In 2007, the world met Janelle Monae via her Metropolis EP, a seven-song, musically theatrical introduction to the pompadour-adorned android known as Cindi Mayweather. Via this EP and the suites that followed in The ArchAndroid and Electric Lady albums, Mayweather served as Monae’s surrogate for voicing issues related to the policing of identities that defy…

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Black In The Day: Women’s History Edition

Welcome to Black In The Day, your monthly-ish serving of yesteryear’s magical, inimitable and unforgettable Blackety Blackness courtesy of Alexander Hardy. With Women’s History Month coming to a close, on top of preserving our strength for an onslaught of April Foolery and tacky Easter looks, it’s important to gather to Hallelujah and Heel-toe in jubilation…

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Miss Whack: Rap’s Newest and Truest Weirdo

Rapper Tierra Whack’s music and aesthetic present a very clear picture of who she is and where she wants to seat herself in this industry. Her ebullient and effervescent style of rapping–energetic and snarky–mirrors her very personality. On the phone her voice bubbles over with mirth and her thoughts, though a mile a minute, stick…

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Interview: Chloe x Halle’s Symphony Gets Sweeter

Having won our hearts over early in their career beginnings on YouTube, sister duo Chloe x Halle are a force among today’s best talent. The Bailey sisters are human vessels of the celestial energy and positivity that comes across in their original music via their individually unique vocal textures, high-vibrational harmonies and colorful musicianship. Chloe…

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Solange Releases Limited Edition “Orion’s Rise” & “Cosmic Journey” Merch

Just in time for the reflection of the retrograde, our very own Solange has released limited edition “Orion’s Rise” and “Cosmic Journey” merchandise as we move to close out the year. Originally released during her headlining shows, including Hollywood Bowl, the merch will be made available right on the Saint Heron Shop until December 22nd.…

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The Revisit: Musiq Soulchild’s “Juslisen”

Growing up in Philadelphia is a gift for any music nerd. It’s the city that Gamble & Huff built. The home of The Philadelphia Sound. If you’re an artist that can get love from Philly, you can get love anywhere. The neo-soul era started bubbling while I was in high school, for example. Artists like…

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Revisit Saint Heron’s “17 Wards of Wonder” During Prospect 3 Featuring Kelis, SZA, and Katey Red

As the citywide visual and cultural art engagement Prospect 4 begins this weekend in New Orleans on November 18th, we’re revisiting our 2014 Saint Heron and Prospect 3 collaboration with Kelis, SZA and Katey Red for our original multidisciplinary art experience, “Amen! Amen! The 17 Wards of Wonder”! The three part experience celebrated the unique…

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The List: Bilal

“The List” is our exclusive series that highlights select artists and the various, random things that they’re currently into and inspired by. Ranging from all creative facets, this series shall serve as your go-to for all things visionary and artistic. It’s nearly impossible to define singer-songwriter, producer and all around creative Bilal. He is literally…

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Black In The Day: Back To School Edition

Welcome to Black In The Day, your bi-weekly serving of yesteryear’s magical, inimitable and unforgettable Blackety Blackness courtesy of Alexander Hardy.   As chirren, teachers, staff, parents, and administrators greet new year of adventure down at the schoolhouse, let’s take a look back pon some of the phattest and most memorable moments from Black academia’s…

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